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Senior Engineer / Engineer, DevOpsHong Kong Applied Science and Technology Research Institute Company Limited (ASTRI)
Senior Engineer / Engineer, DevOpsHong Kong Applied Science and Technology Research Institute Company Limited (ASTRI)
Job Highlights
  • DevOps
  • Develop automation and processes
  • Java
Job Description

Reference #: CTO/SNDS/DATA/2394/180917

Job Responsibilities

  • Work with project development teams to spec new infrastructure requirements, provide suggestions on appropriate equipment acquisitions, upgrades, and replacements.
  • Set up and manage infrastructure and development environment required by projects.
  • Automated monitor all infrastructure (e.g. CPU, memory, disk, and network), and be able to identify and react to failures.
  • Develop automation and processes that help teams to deploy, manage, configure, scale, and monitor their applications internally and in the cloud in collaboration with developers, project manager and IT.
  • Maintaining our open source software infrastructure components, including application and database servers.


  • Bachelor’s Degree in computer science, engineering, information technology or related field with 6+ years of experience, or Master’s Degree with 3+ years of experience. or PhD holder in related area. Candidates with less experience will be considered as Engineer.
  • 3+ years of experience working in infrastructure, operations or configuration management and experience supporting web-based products.
  • 2+ years of software development in a modern programming environment: Java, C, C++, Python, Scala, or similar.
  • Experience with virtual machines and containers: VmWare, XenServer, Docker, or similar.
  • Experience with Continuous Integration/Deployment tools: Jenkins, or similar.
  • Ability to use a wide variety of open source technologies and cloud services.

Desired skills:

  • Knowledge of Service Mesh or Application Performance Management (APM) tool like pinpoint is a plus.
  • Experience with log analysis using a tool like Splunk, ELK, etc. is a plus.
  • Administration experience with database servers (RDBMS, NoSQL) is a plus.


Appointment will be on renewable contract terms with a competitive salary and performance-linked variable pay. Fringe benefits include paid leave, medical and dental benefits, insurance coverage and contribution to MPF. The incumbent will normally work under a five-day week schedule.

Interested candidates should send application (quoting Ref. No.) with detailed resume and, current and expected salary to the HR Department by clicking Apply Now. Application open until this position is filled.

Only short-listed candidates will be notified. Personal data provided by applicants will be used for consideration of an application only. ASTRI reserves the right not to fill the position.

Additional Information
Years of Experience
Not Specified
Employment Type
Contract, Full Time
Dental insurance, Five-day work week, Life insurance, Medical insurance, Performance bonus
Company Website
Company details

Hong Kong Applied Science and Technology Research Institute Company Limited (ASTRI) was set up by the Hong Kong SAR Government in 2000 with the mission of enhancing Hong Kong’s competitiveness in technology-based industries through applied research. Our R&D strategic focus covers five areas of applications: Financial Technologies, Intelligent Manufacturing, Health Technologies, Smart City, and Application Specific Integrated Circuits through our mandate as the Hong Kong branch of the Chinese National Engineering Research Centre (CNERC).

ASTRI’s core R&D competence in various areas is organised under seven Technology Divisions: Mixed Signal Systems IC, Advanced Digital Systems, Electronics Components, Intelligent Sensing Technology System, Intelligent Software and Systems, Security and Data Sciences, and Communications Technologies.

Owing to the continuous expansion in our R&D activities, we are seeking qualified professionals to fill the following position(s):

(The requirements and responsibilities of the vacancies are posted on our